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Meso-scale mechanical characteristics of chemically deteriorated mortar



Title: Meso-scale mechanical characteristics of chemically deteriorated mortar
Author(s): Y. Sato, T. Miura, Y. Oiwa
Paper category : conference
Book title: 2nd International Symposium on Service Life Design for Infrastructures
Editor(s): K. van Breugel, Guang Ye, Yong Yuan
Print-ISBN: 978-2-35158-096-7
e-ISBN: 978-2-35158-097-4
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2010
Pages: 27 - 32
Total Pages: 6
Nb references: 4
Language: English


Abstract: This paper discusses about influences of chemical deterioration to mechanical characteristics of mortar. After a short-duration immersion test with NaCl solution of 10g/l concentration, flexural tests of meso-scale specimens with 70 mm in length, 5 mm in thick, and 30 mm in width were carried out. After these tests, tension softening curves are derived from load-displacement curves using a back analysis and the amount of chemical hydrates in deteriorated specimens are measured by chemical analytical methods. As a result, it was found that the amount of cement hydrate could be used as an index for modeling the mesoscale mechanical characteristics of mortar deteriorated in NaCl solution.


Online publication: 2011-04-20
Publication type : full_text
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